Downtown Alert

Downtown Tucson Partnership frequently receives advisories including traffic alerts and other important community news that could affect workers, residents and visitors in Downtown Tucson. Check this page frequently and stay up-to-date on the latest Downtown Alerts.


Latest Alerts

FEB 23 | DOWNTOWN TRAFFIC ALERT: Via City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) - On Friday afternoon, February 26, Stone Avenue, is scheduled to open to one travel lane in each direction between Fourth Street and Sixth Street. This traffic shift will be in place through mid-May. On Monday, March 1, Sixth Street is scheduled to close to all motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists between Sixth Avenue and Stone Avenue (access to businesses will be maintained). The closure will be in place through mid-May.

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FEB 8 (updated Feb. 25) | DOWNTOWN TRAFFIC ALERT: Via City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) - At 6 a.m. on Monday, February 8, 2021, westbound Franklin Street will be closed from Stone Avenue to Church Avenue until early March while the contractor completes storm drain installation work.

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Map of Current Downtown Links Closures & Detours


Traffic Alerts

Click and Zoom in on this interactive Downtown Core Road Closure map.* (Updated as of 3/1/21):

 

  • Road Closed: Via City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) - On Friday afternoon, February 26, Stone Avenue, is scheduled to open to one travel lane in each direction between Fourth Street and Sixth Street. This traffic shift will be in place through mid-May. On Monday, March 1, Sixth Street is scheduled to close to all motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists between Sixth Avenue and Stone Avenue (access to businesses will be maintained). The closure will be in place through mid-May. The full DTM news release with more information and a map of the closure is online here.
  • Road Closed: Via City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility - At 6 a.m. on Monday, February 8, 2021, westbound Franklin Street will be closed from Stone Avenue to Church Avenue for approximately two weeks while the contractor completes storm drain installation work. Access to the Franklin parking lot on the north side of Franklin Street, as well as area businesses and residents can be accessed by traveling north on Church Avenue to Franklin Street. The full DTM news release with more information.
  • Road Closed: Via City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility - On Monday, November 2, Church Avenue will be closed between Sixth Street and Franklin Street as part of The Downtown Links Project. Ninth Avenue between Sixth and Franklin Streets will also be closed. The closures will be in place while the contractor completes underground infrastructure upgrades/improvements, retaining walls, curb and sidewalk, flat work and paving. Both streets are scheduled to be closed for until July of 2021. The full DTM news release with more information is online here.
  • Construction Zone: South Stone Avenue between Corral Street and Ochoa Street has construction on the east side of the street (northbound travel lane) due to construction at the Hilton Hotel at Cathedral Square project (141 S. Stone Avenue). Use Caution while traveling north or southbound down Stone.
  • Construction Zone: Church Avenue between Broadway Blvd to Ochoa Street has construction on the west side of the street due to construction at the Flin project. Use Caution while traveling north or southbound on Church.

*Please be aware that some road closures may be beyond what is mapped. We are only mapping road closures in the immediate downtown core area.

Other Roadway Projects to be aware of: